World Trade III: History - Institutions

Type: Stockshots [long]   Reference: I-000733   Duration: 00:37:13  Lieu:
End production: 27/11/1996
On the occasion of the WTO Ministerial Summit in Singapore from 9th to 13th November 1996, the Audiovisual Production Unit of the European Commission has prepared a video dossier entitled "World Trade : Institutional - History". Historical background: Kennedy Round 1964-1967, Uruguay Round 1990-1994, birth of the WTO, 1/01/1995. Presentation of the WTO in Geneva and of the general Council of the WTO of June 1996, as well as of the financial organisations: the World Bank in Washington DC, the IMF in Washington DC, the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, the seat of International Labour Office in Geneva. The relations between the EU and: Asia, Africa, Latin America, the CIS and Mongolia are present within the framework of the signing of the cooperation Agreements.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Generic and Title 00:00:46
00:00:46 1.I. HISTORICAL REVIEW 00:06:39
00:00:46 "Kennedy Round, 1964-1967 Signing ceremony, Geneva, 30/6/1967" 00:00:00
00:00:46 Assembly of delegates 00:00:06
00:00:53 Tribune 00:00:04
00:00:57 General view of delegates 00:00:06
00:01:03 "Mr. Whitehead, General Director of GATT" 00:00:10
00:01:13 American delegation 00:00:08
00:01:21 General view of delegates 00:00:09
00:01:30 European Economic Community delegation 00:00:14
00:01:44 EEC delegate signing 00:00:18
00:02:02 American delegate signing 00:00:14
00:02:16 Japanese cameraman 00:00:04
00:02:20 Japanese delegate signing 00:00:07
00:02:27 General Director of GATT signing 00:00:13
00:02:40 "Assembly, photographers" 00:00:06
00:02:46 "Uruguay Round, 1990-1994 Mr. Peter Sutherland, General Director of GATT and the president of the Committee of Commercial Negotiations, conclude the Uruguay Round with a blow of a hammer. Cheering from the audience." 00:00:26
00:03:12 "Signature ceremony of the Final Uruguay Round, Marrakech, 15/6/1994" 00:00:00
00:03:12 "Exterior of the palace, the conference's emblem" 00:00:09
00:03:22 General view of the Ambassadors Hall. 00:00:08
00:03:30 Mr. Georges Romaios from the Ministry of Economy (Presidency of the European Union) signing the agreement 00:00:04
00:03:34 Sir Leon Brittan signing the agreement. 00:00:37
00:04:11 "Mr. Tsutomu Hata, Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs signing the agreement" 00:00:22
00:04:33 "Mr Mickey Kantor, US representative of Commerce signing the agreement (3 shots)" 00:00:30
00:05:03 Documents of the final Act of the Uruguay Round (3 shots) 00:00:23
00:05:26 "Mr. Peter Sutherland, Director General of GATT holding the final document" 00:00:06
00:05:32 The document of the Final Act 00:00:05
00:05:37 "World Trade Organisation is born, 1/1/1995 Mr. Peter Sutherland takes down the GATT sign and replaces it with the WTO sign (2 shots)" 00:00:39
00:06:16 "G7 meeting, Lyon, 27-29/6/1996 (First participation of the WTO) Group photo of G7, in the presence of Mr. Renato Ruggiero, Director General of the WTO (3 shots)" 00:01:09
00:07:25 2.II. INSTITUTIONAL 00:12:22
00:07:25 World Trade Organisation 00:00:00
00:07:25 WTO headquarters in Geneva 00:00:00
00:07:25 Exterior view of the building (Centre William Rappard) 00:00:06
00:07:32 "Sign indicating ""OMC"" and ""WTO""" 00:00:05
00:07:37 Building and sign 00:00:12
00:07:49 "Building, main entrance" 00:00:08
00:07:57 Statue 00:00:06
00:08:03 Building 00:00:11
00:08:14 "The Geneva lake, building, park" 00:00:14
00:08:28 "Statue, park (2 shots)" 00:00:11
00:08:39 Building 00:00:05
00:08:44 "Sign indicating the World Trade Organisation, entrance hall" 00:00:16
00:09:00 "General Council of the WTO, June 1996" 00:00:00
00:09:00 "Delegates discussing, general view of the venue" 00:00:08
00:09:09 US representatives discussing with colleagues 00:00:08
00:09:17 World Bank representative 00:00:09
00:09:26 Asian representatives 00:00:06
00:09:32 Japanese representative 00:00:02
00:09:34 Representatives discussing 00:00:08
00:09:42 "Tunisian representative, Trinidad and Tobago representatives" 00:00:04
00:09:46 Representatives annotating their documents 00:00:08
00:09:54 Documents 00:00:11
00:10:05 "Table with Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivian, Belizean and Burundi representatives" 00:00:10
00:10:15 "Mr. Renato Ruggiero, Director General of the WTO" 00:00:13
00:10:28 Table with the members of the European Union (4 shots) 00:00:25
00:10:53 "Mr. Jean-Pierre Leng, European Commission" 00:00:20
00:11:13 General view of the venue (2 shots) 00:00:11
00:11:24 International Monetary Fond representative with OECD representative 00:00:10
00:11:34 General view 00:00:10
00:11:44 "Cutaway ""General Council""" 00:00:09
00:11:53 Representatives leaving the General Council meeting room (2 shots) 00:00:07
00:12:00 Representatives discussing in the WTO hall 00:00:06
00:12:06 "Seminar for the Future Chinese Negotiations (EU financed), (WTO, Geneva, June 1996)" 00:00:00
00:12:06 Chinese reading a WTO brochure 00:00:06
00:12:13 Teacher with students 00:00:11
00:12:24 Students 00:00:05
00:12:29 Chinese brochure 00:00:07
00:12:36 Teacher 00:00:09
00:12:45 "A Chinese pupil asking a question, class" 00:00:08
00:12:53 Students 00:00:07
00:13:00 "Hand, pens" 00:00:05
00:13:05 "General view of class, teacher and students" 00:00:12
00:13:17 Teacher 00:00:07
00:13:24 Pupil 00:00:01
00:13:25 General view of the class 00:00:23
00:13:48 "World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC" 00:00:00
00:13:48 "Building, logo" 00:00:09
00:13:58 "Entrance, logo" 00:00:16
00:14:14 Building 00:00:02
00:14:16 "Entrance, visitors" 00:00:14
00:14:30 "Group of people, entrance hall" 00:00:09
00:14:39 Meeting with member states President Mr. Wolfersson giving a speech 00:00:13
00:14:52 Burundi delegation 00:00:04
00:14:56 Assembly 00:00:04
00:15:00 American delegation 00:00:05
00:15:05 Assembly (2 shots) 00:00:11
00:15:16 "International Monetary Funds, Headquarters, Washington" 00:00:00
00:15:16 Building 00:00:09
00:15:26 Emblem 00:00:05
00:15:31 "Sign, emblem" 00:00:14
00:15:45 "Building, street, traffic" 00:00:06
00:15:51 Flags of member states View of hall (2 shots) 00:00:23
00:16:14 Flags 00:00:13
00:16:27 "Interamerican Development Bank, Headquarters, Washington DC" 00:00:00
00:16:27 "Building, street, traffic" 00:00:05
00:16:33 IDB flag 00:00:10
00:16:43 "Sign, emblem (in Portuguese and English)" 00:00:12
00:16:55 Sign in French and in Spanish 00:00:14
00:17:09 "Entrance hall, IDB brochures (3 shots)" 00:00:21
00:17:30 Flags of member states (3 shots) 00:00:12
00:17:42 "Hall of the IDB, offices" 00:00:12
00:17:54 "IDB Governors meeting, Hamburg, 1995" 00:00:00
00:17:54 "Tribune, assembly" 00:00:02
00:17:57 "Tribune, President of the Governors' Council giving a speech" 00:00:15
00:18:12 "Mr. Philippe Maystadt, Belgian Minister of the Economy, assembly of the member states delegations (2 shots)" 00:00:05
00:18:17 The President 00:00:04
00:18:21 Assembly (2 shots) 00:00:05
00:18:26 "International Labour Office's Headquarters, Geneva" 00:00:00
00:18:26 Aerial view of the ILO 00:00:03
00:18:30 Building (2 shots) 00:00:18
00:18:48 "Entrance hall, Staff" 00:00:16
00:19:04 The ILO Director 00:00:10
00:19:14 Meeting 00:00:33
00:19:47 3.III. REGIONALISM 00:09:47
00:19:47 EU-African relations 00:00:00
00:19:47 "ACP's 62nd ministerial session, Isle of Maurice, 1-2/11/1995" 00:00:00
00:19:47 General view of the ACP delegates (4 shots) 00:00:17
00:20:05 Tribune 00:00:08
00:20:13 Delegates assembly (3 shots) 00:00:18
00:20:31 "Group photo of the ACP Ministers and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of theEuropean Union (2 shots) Signing ceremony of the Second Protocol financed by the LomÚ Conventiontion, LomÚ IV (Isle of Maurice, 3/11/1995)" 00:00:14
00:20:45 "Mr. Javier Solana, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and President in office, and Mr. Moi Avei, President of the ACP Council of Ministers exchange official documents and shake hands in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Isle of Maurice, Mr. Anerood Jugnauth" 00:00:00
00:20:59 General view of the Tribune 00:00:07
00:21:06 "Conference of the UEMOA (Union Úconomique et monÚtaire de l'Afrique de l'Ouest), Ouagadougou, 13/5/1996 " 00:00:00
00:21:06 Tribune 00:00:05
00:21:12 President of the UEMOA 00:00:03
00:21:15 President Santer 00:00:09
00:21:24 "Mr. Mahamane Ousmane, President of Niger" 00:00:04
00:21:28 "Mr. Blaise Compaore, President of Burkina Faso" 00:00:08
00:21:36 "Mr. Abdou Diouf, President of Senegal" 00:00:04
00:21:40 "Mr. Alpha Oumar Konare, President of Mali" 00:00:04
00:21:44 "Mr. Gnassimbge Eyadema, President of Togo" 00:00:04
00:21:48 "Mr. Henri Konanbedie, President of the Ivory Coast" 00:00:08
00:21:56 General view of the assembly 00:00:14
00:22:10 EU-Asian Relations 00:00:00
00:22:10 "Europe/Asian Summit (ASEM), Bangkok, 1st and 2/3/1996" 00:00:00
00:22:10 Tribune of the Heads of State and Governments 00:00:04
00:22:15 President Santer gives a speech 00:00:12
00:22:27 Group photo of the Heads of State and Governments (2 shots) 00:00:17
00:22:44 "SOMTI/ASEAN Summit on the Trade and Investment, Brussels, 25/7/1996" 00:00:00
00:22:44 Singapore Delegation 00:00:04
00:22:49 Thailand Delegation 00:00:06
00:22:55 Brunei Delegation 00:00:05
00:23:00 Indonesian Delegation 00:00:04
00:23:04 Japanese Delegation 00:00:06
00:23:10 Philippian Delegation 00:00:02
00:23:12 European Commission 00:00:03
00:23:15 Chinese Delegation 00:00:11
00:23:26 "Cutaways, Chinese Delegation" 00:00:10
00:23:36 Vietnamese delegation 00:00:04
00:23:40 Italian Delegation 00:00:05
00:23:45 Irish Delegation (Presidency of the European Council) 00:00:06
00:23:51 General view of the meeting (2 shots) 00:00:19
00:24:10 EU-Latin American Relations 00:00:00
00:24:10 Exterior of palaces 00:00:00
00:24:10 "EU-Mercosur Signature Ceremony of the Interregional Agreement, Madrid, 15/12/95" 00:00:04
00:24:15 Meeting room assembly 00:00:03
00:24:18 "Mr. Juan Carlos Wasmosy, President of Paraguay signing (3 shots)" 00:00:22
00:24:40 "Mr. Carlos Menem, Argentinian President signing" 00:00:09
00:24:49 "Mr. Julio Maria Sanguinetti, President of Uruguay signing (2 shots)" 00:00:29
00:25:18 "Mr. Javier Solana, in presence of Commissioner Marin for the EU" 00:00:01
00:25:19 General view of the assembly 00:00:15
00:25:34 Commissioner Marin signing 00:00:11
00:25:45 Group photo (2 shots) 00:00:22
00:26:07 "EU-Chile Signing of the Frame of Cooperation Agreement in the presence of Mr Eduardo Frei, President of Chile, Florence, 22/6/1996 (an agreement which will stipulate a political and economical association agreement)" 00:00:00
00:26:07 "General view of the assembly, signatory folders" 00:00:02
00:26:09 "Mr. Dini, Minister Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and President in Office of the EC (2 shots) Mr. JosÚ Miguel Insulza, Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs" 00:00:25
00:26:34 Mr. Prodi and President Freit passing signatory folders 00:00:11
00:26:45 "Applauds, assembly" 00:00:03
00:26:48 President Frei and Prime Minister Mr. Prodi 00:00:11
00:26:59 "EU-ICW and ex-USSR Relations Signing of the Cooperation Agreement with the Armenian, Azerbaijani and Georgian republics, Luxembourg, 22/4/1996" 00:00:00
00:26:59 "Council building, Luxembourg" 00:00:11
00:27:10 "General view, speech by Mrs. Susanna Agnelli, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs (presidency of the EC)" 00:00:06
00:27:16 "Georgian, Armenian and European Commission representatives" 00:00:12
00:27:28 Signing ceremony (5 shots) 00:00:38
00:28:06 General view of the venue 00:00:11
00:28:17 "EU-Mongolian Relations Signing of the Textile Agreement, Brussels, 28/9/1995" 00:00:00
00:28:17 "Meeting with the Vice-President of the EC, Sir Leon Brittan, and Mr. Gombo Suren, Mongolian Minister of Foreign Affairs" 00:00:12
00:28:29 Signature (4 shots) 00:00:39
00:29:08 Handshaking 00:00:26
00:29:34 4.IV. EU ENLARGEMENT NEGOTIATIONS 00:05:56
00:29:34 EU-Czech Republic 00:00:00
00:29:34 "Exterior of the Council building Justus Lipsius, Brussels, 30/1/1996" 00:00:02
00:29:37 Association Council (5 shots) 00:00:36
00:30:13 "EU-Bulgaria Association Council EU-Bulgaria, Brussels, 30/1/1996 (5 shots)" 00:00:32
00:30:45 "EU-Slovakia Association Council EU-Slovakia, Brussels, 27/2/1996 (4 shots)" 00:00:37
00:31:22 "EU-Slovenia, Luxembourg, 10/6/1996" 00:00:00
00:31:22 "Council building, Luxembourg" 00:00:02
00:31:25 Signing ceremony of the Association Agreement EU-Slovenia (3 shots) 00:00:25
00:31:50 "Mr. Prodi and Mr. Janez Drnovsek, Slovenian Prime Minister shaking hands" 00:00:07
00:31:57 "EU-Poland Association Council EU-Poland, 16/7/1996" 00:00:00
00:31:57 "Mr. Daniusz Rosati, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs" 00:00:06
00:32:03 General views (3 shots) 00:00:19
00:32:22 "EU-CEECs Open Council with the CEECs, Brussels, 8/7/1996 (13 shots)" 00:01:39
00:34:01 "EU-Malta Association Council EU-Malta, Brussels, 14/5/1996 (5 shots)" 00:00:38
00:34:39 "EU-Cyprus Association Council EU-Cyprus, Brussels, 14/5/1996 (7 shots)" 00:00:51
00:35:30 5."V. VISITS Mr. Goh Chok Tong, Prime Minister of Singapore visiting the European Commission, Brussels, 15/10/1996" 00:01:43
00:35:30 "Exterior of Breydel, seat of the Commission (3 shots)" 00:00:32
00:36:02 President Santer wishes Mr. Goh Chok Tong welcome in the Breydel VIP hall 00:00:17
00:36:19 Hand shaking 00:00:07
00:36:26 "Mr. Goh Chok Tong, M. Santer, Sir Leon Brittan" 00:00:10
00:36:36 Mr. Marin greets the Singapore Delegation 00:00:09
00:36:45 Sir Leon Brittan 00:00:06
00:36:51 "Sir Leon Brittan, President Santer, Mr. Goh Chok Tong and Mr. Marin (3 shots)" 00:00:22
00:37:13 END 00:00:00
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